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A little over a week ago, first responders throughout Prince William County began receiving reports of an incident that had taken place along Interstate 95, close to the city of Dumfries. Official statements taken from the Prince William County Police Department indicate that the accident towards which all the emergency response crews were headed took place very early in the morning and involved two tractor-trailers.
A crash between a motorcycle and a car in Prince William County resulted in the death of at least one person on Wednesday, May 3rd. Official reports from the Prince William County Police Department indicate that the crash happened during the evening, and that it only involved two vehicles: a pickup truck and a motorcycle. Riding the motorcycle was a 34-year-old individual from Stafford.
A 60-year-old Warrenton resident died early in May in Prince William County after losing control of their vehicle and colliding with a tree. An official report from the Prince William County Police Department places the location of the incident on the 9700 block of Brentsville Road, close to where this road crosses with Sinclair Road, and within the city limits of Manassas. It was very close to 8:00 in the morning when the Crash Investigation Unit with the Prince William County Police Department arrived on the scene of the incident, although the report did not make clear if this was around the time of the crash itself or if the authorities currently believe the incident to have taken place at some earlier, unspecified time.
On Friday, May 11th, a 25-year-old man from Manassas was riding a 2015 Kawasaki Ninja 650 down the western lane of Portsmouth Road. The man on his motorcycle was traveling at an unspecified rate of speed when, as he closed in on the intersection of Portsmouth Road and Deward Court, he lost control of the motorcycle.
A incident west of the Interstate 495 Beltway inside of Fairfax County has resulted in the downing of numerous power lines and the creation of a significant traffic snarl in a heavily trafficked intersection. Reports as to the precise cause of the incident are still in the process of emerging from the Fairfax Police Department and other emergency response crews inside of Fairfax County, but we do know that the accident took place at some point in the late morning or early afternoon.
Police with the Vienna Police Department working within Fairfax County were called in to the scene of an incident that took place at 133 Maple Avenue East on Thursday, May 3rd. According to the official report published on the Vienna PD’s website, the crash involved two vehicles, one of which was driving down Maple Avenue while the other was attempting to turn from private property onto the same road.
Shortly after 2:00 in the afternoon, an off-duty police officer with the Prince George County Police Department was behind the wheel of an Infiniti sedan and driving down the southern lanes of Interstate 395 in Fairfax County. According to the report from the Fairfax Police Department, the officer, who had been with the Prince George’s County Police Department for nearly 12 years, was nearing the Edsall Road exit, north of Interstate 495, when they suffered what police are calling a “medical emergency.”
On Saturday, May 5th, police with the Alexandria Police Department working in Old Town responded to reports of a motorcycle accident near the intersection of Patrick Street and Wilkes Street. The report filed by the Alexandria Police Department indicated that the incident happened close to 7:45 in the morning, during the peak of rush hour. It is not clear exactly what transpired to cause the incident, but we know that it involved a motorcycle and two cars.
A fairly unusual scenario unfolded along the Capital Beltway, close to the crossover of the Beltway and Georgetown Pike, when a flatbed tractor-trailer struck several other cars recovering from a small accident and unleashed a swarm of bees.
Virginia State Police working inside of Springfield in Fairfax County responded, this past Friday, to reports of a crash that happened along Interstate 495, close to the crossover of the interstate and Eisenhower Avenue. Reports from the VSP indicate that the incident happened early in the morning and resulted in the death of two people, both of whom are believed to have been residents of Alexandria.
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